subhepatic


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subhepatic

 [sub″hĕ-pat´ik]
below the liver.

sub·he·pat·ic

(sŭb'he-pat'ik),
Below the liver.
Synonym(s): infrahepatic

subhepatic

/sub·he·pat·ic/ (-hĕ-pat´ik) below the liver.

subhepatic

below the liver.
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With this in mind, liver abscess and fluid collection in the subhepatic or the right flank region can be observed on ultrasonography in retrocecal appendicitis cases (11).
Amongst all these procedures, only once we felt troubled when one of our patients had excessive drainage of bile in the subhepatic drain.
Subhepatic drain was placed in patients in whom difficult dissection was encountered and either bleeding or bile leakage was anticipated.
Medial displacement of the tip of the right lobe of the liver due to focal collection of mucin in the right subhepatic space, known as Hellmer's sign, may be seen.
Arend, "Recurrent staphylococcal bacteraemia and subhepatic abscess associated with gallstones spilled during laparoscopic cholecystectomy two years earlier," Netherlands Journal of Medicine, vol.
LL=liver lobe, SH=solid haematoma subhepatic, FC=fluid collection sub-diaphragmatic, DI=diaphragm, AW=abdominal wall.
2007 [8] Intra-abdominal abscesses, abdominal wall abscesses, subhepatic and subphrenic abscesses, fistulas (skin, colocutaneous, colovesical) Brockmann et al.
In revealing bile ducts injuries in early postoperative period (n=75) one or two stages interventions were performed, depending on presence of infiltrative inflammatory changes in subhepatic area.
All the patients had closed tube subhepatic drains inserted which exited through separate stab wounds in the flank and were connected to drainage bags.
Drains placed in subhepatic and Douglas spaces were used in all patients except in those with grade I liver trauma with no injury of other abdominal organs.
Complications of laparoscopic management of hepatic cysts have ranged from 0 to 15% and include dyspnea, pleural effusion, ascites, hemorrhage, infection and subhepatic bile collection.
10] Of these areas, the right subhepatic is the most common.